“I was honored to be asked to produce Laura’s record. It’s been a joy to watch her project come to life and grow - here we are with the finished product of which I am very proud to be a part of – Brava, Laura!!”

Anita Wardell (BBC Jazz Award Winner and 2013 British Jazz Award Winner for Best Vocals Category)

Laura was born in Rome and has lived in many places around the world – London, Vienna, Belgrade, Washington DC, Buenos Aires. She has studied seven foreign languages, studying diction, acting, film dubbing as well as singing. She has studied and sung in a diverse range of musical styles: Neapolitan classical songs, opera arias, harmonic singing, Indian music, Broadway shows, gospel, jazz and Brazilian music, especially Bossanova. She has sung both as a soloist and in choirs, and she has performed in various clubs and festivals in Italy, France, Germany and UK.

In 2006 she won a scholarship in jazz singing at the International Jazz Festival (Roccella Jonica, Italy). With her great friend, the Italian guitar player Luca Giardini, she founded the JOM Quintet.

This year (2013) Laura recorded her first album as a soloist, Pictures in Tones. The album was produced by Anita Wardell and features Robin Aspland (piano), Dave Whitford (doublebass), Tristan Mailliot (drums), Martin Shaw (flugelhorn), Guillermo Hill (guitar) and Oli Savill (percussion). The CD was released in October 2013.

Over the years Laura has studied sung and collaborated with many outstanding musicians, including: Chris Forbes, Giorgio Scardino, Simone Veccia, Clizia Aloisi, Harold Bradley, Tony Scott, Barry Harris, Manuela Garrone, Massimo Monti, Roberto Spadoni, Nino De Rose, Joan Logue, Angelo Schiavi, Giuppi Paone, Angela Citterich, Roberto Nicoletti, Paolo Cintio, Roberto Altamura, Nina Pedersen, Giovanni Ceccarelli, Ada Montellanico, Marcello Allulli, Fernando Brusco, Stefano Diotallevi, Roberto Laneri, Aki Montoya, Pepè Fiore, Giacomo Gates, Elizabeth Howard, Massimo Nunzi, Enrico Pieranunzi, Maurizio Urbani, Anita Wardell, Tristan Mailliot, Robin Aspland, Jeremy Brown, Barry Green, Rob Barron, Sheila Jordan, Cerys Hogg, Jack Jaffe, Clare Foster, Cathy Walkup, Elisabetta Antonini, Susanna Stivali, Guillermo Hill, Andreas Ticino, Brendan Dowse.

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